Can I separate Impatiens seedlings?

Hawkeyes78March 16, 2014

I planted Impatiens indoors for the first time and planted 3-4 seeds per seed cell. If they all grow, is it possible to carefully separate the seedlings from each other when transplanting into bigger pots?

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cugal(5b-6a NE Ks)

Yes, providing it's done before seedling roots become too entangled. Be careful to not crush the stems......

    Bookmark   March 17, 2014 at 11:44AM
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ifraser25(z11 Brazil)

I wouldn't do this at the seedling stage. Pot up the little clump into 2 or 3 inch pots then, if you use a light compost, when you come to plant on you will find they fall apart naturally. If you do this when they are very small you will lose a lot. Personally I wait until they are beginning to flower, then I can choose the best colors.

    Bookmark   March 28, 2014 at 2:13PM
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